Skip to comments.A Colorful Art Project You Can Only Do In Space
Posted on 10/22/2013 10:37:42 PM PDT by BenLurkin
The project, JAXA added, is designed to produce aurora-like luminescence traces using a spinning top with both linear and point light sources. In microgravity, the center of gravity of the spinning top continuously and randomly moves while it is spinning. Using the characteristics of the top in microgravity, the project tries to produce various light arts using its unexpected movements/spins, by changing attaching locations of its arms and weights.
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How much did this cost, and who is paying for it?
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